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Post Doc Fellow, Pharmacology & Systems Physiology

Date: Jun 10, 2021

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Company: University of Cincinnati

Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors > http://bit.ly/UCEMPL

 

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century – building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, Next Lives Here. Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what’s Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America’s top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.

 

Job Overview

A full time Post Doc Fellow position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Andrew Norman in the Department of Pharmacology & Systems Physiology at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Assist the Principal Investigator in a given department or field. The Norman Lab has generated a humanized anti-cocaine antibody that is beginning Phase IB clinical trials. The incumbent would have the opportunity to work on site directed mutagenesis of antibodies and lead candidate development, and will support the lab in grant writing and submission. Positions are temporary appointments as a research trainee.

Essential Functions

  • Conduct research experiments in a particular field within the pre-determined research scope and methodology.
  • Engage in research experiments and assist other laboratory personnel. Actively assist in experiments, which may include, but are not limited to, site directed mutagenesis of antibodies, rodent tissue collection, cell culture, ELISA, affinity testing, and pharmacokinetics.
  • Gather and analyze data and develop new ideas that promote current research.
  • Prepare data summaries, reports, manuscripts and presentations of research results.
  • Participate/assist in manuscript writing for publication in scientific journals and/or presentation; may assist in grant writing.
  • Keep informed of developments in field to maintain and enhance professional expertise.
  • Lab maintenance, including equipment maintenance and ordering of supplies, as needed.
  • May teach techniques to others, train, and mentor junior research staff.
  • Engage in appropriate training and professional development opportunities. 
  • Play an active role in seeking career and research advice, both from the faculty supervisor and from other faculty members as well. 
  • Provide flexibility when required and work occasional shifts to ensure strict deadlines are met.
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.

Required Education

Doctoral Degree in Pharmacology, Molecular Biology, or a related field.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

Sitting - Continuously

 

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

 

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

 

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

 

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